FRAPA responds in 1+1, TRK formats row

Format recognition and protection association FRAPA has taken the unusual step of publicly commenting on its role in a format dispute, following the row between Ukrainian broadcasters 1+1 and TRK Ukraine. The storm over copyright piracy and plagiarism blew up last...

FRAPA 20 years on

As the 20th anniversary year of Frapa nears its end, its co-chair looks back at the history and achievements of the format protection agency, and at what the future may hold. This summer, in the most extraordinary of years, I set out to research and write the history...
Ready for the next 20 years – FRAPA Prensario

Ready for the next 20 years – FRAPA Prensario

FRAPA is celebrating its 20th anniversary. In a world full of change and opportunities we are heading for the next 20 years. Phil Gurin, co-chair FRAPA explains the increasing importance of FRAPA, a safe haven in a turbulent world in Prensario. Read...
A better set of normal

A better set of normal

To me, those are the first words that spring to mind in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. And I think they are the wake-up calls that western society might have needed for a very long time. First of all, it has highlighted the fragility of our world. It is a scary...
FRAPA Newsletter October 2020

FRAPA Newsletter October 2020

So how do I get my idea in front of the right people while sitting at home? We have now been in our new world for over half a year and there continues to be no real end in sight. Although pitches have continued and productions are returning, how easy is it to get your...